Business of the Year Awards

We are super pleased to win 3rd place at the Eaton Smith Business of the Year Awards this week! We won the Business of the Month Award in November 2022 and were pleased to attend the Business of the Year Awards alongside the other 11 finalists. Thank you to Eaton Smith Solicitors for these long […]

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Our Customer Satisfaction Survey Results are in!

Thank you to everyone who recently completed our latest Customer Satisfaction Survey! We had a great response from our customers. We really appreciate you taking the time to give us valuable feedback. You probably know that Continuous Improvement is in our DNA here at Thomas Brown Engineering! We continuously improve so we can always add […]

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Thomas Brown Engineering workshop machinery

We welcomed students from University Centre at Leeds City College

We welcomed a group of students from University Centre at Leeds City College this week. These students are studying electrical or manufacturing Engineering and were interested in learning about our CNC capability and our 2 second lean culture. It was a pleasure to meet young people with enthusiasm for engineering and we wish them all the best […]

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Scenic landscape photo of Huddersfield

International Federation of Robotics Report

The new IFR World Robotics report shows an all-time high of 517,385 new industrial robots installed in 2021 in factories around the world. This represents a growth rate of 31% year-on-year and exceeds the pre-pandemic record of robot installation in 2018 by 22%. Despite this the IFR reports that UK industrial robot installations were down […]

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Celebrating Gavin’s 28 years at Thomas Brown Engineering

We are very proud that our Production Manager, Gavin, has recently celebrated his 28th anniversary of joining us here at Thomas Brown Engineering 🥳 Gavin started with us in 1995, in our CNC Milling department, and quickly proved himself to be a talented engineer. In his current role, Gavin is tasked with ensuring our customers […]

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Expert advice, lean approach

‘Top notch’ Precision made parts

Here at Thomas Brown Engineering we know that when Yorkshire folk give you praise, it is praise indeed! So, when our lovely client, based not far from us, tells us their delivery of components were ‘top notch’ we know we’ve done a good job! Well done to the Thomas Brown Engineering team! If you would […]

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Oil and gas component manufacturing

What do we have in common with ‘Eddie the Eagle’?! We went to the British Turned Parts Manufacturers Association AGM to find out!

You might think British turned parts manufacturers wouldn’t have anything in common with the ski jump hero Eddie the Eagle Edwards….you might be surprised! Last week we attended the AGM of the trade association for UK manufacturing companies producing precision turned parts and machined components – The BTMA. As proud members of the BTMA we […]

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Celebrating 40 years of exceptional precision machining!

2022 is a special year for us as we celebrate our 40th year in business! Thomas Brown Engineering began in 1982, born of the vision of Tom Brown. He saw a need for a better, more reliable subcontract precision machining service to meet the needs of UK industry. Pictured here is Tom with two of […]

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Aerospace component manufacturing

Callum’s Apprenticeship Success

We are very pleased that Callum has recently gained his apprenticeship certificate from the Institute of Apprenticeships and Technical Education. Callum joined us in 2018 having secured a place at Kirklees College on their Engineering Technician – Machinist course. Callum has developed skills in manual machining, CNC Turning and CNC Milling. As Callum particularly enjoys […]

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Further investment in small precision component capacity

We have recently added to our sliding head lathe capacity with the addition of a Star SW-12RII siding head lathe. This is our second SW-12 Star following our investment in the same machine last year. The completion of an extension to our Crosland Moor based premises has allowed the space to extend this section of […]

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